Monthly Archives: March 2011

Bravo Adds New Shows Staying True to Reality and Documentary Style Programming

Bravo television (channel 129, available on DISH Network America’s Top 200) recently announced  a major change in its programming lineup with the renewal of five of its hit reality series, in addition to picking up 11 new shows for the network. Bravo is great at putting out reality TV programming and documentary series that feature dramatic and […]

MTV Goes Behind-The-Scenes at Mark Zuckerberg’s Revolutionary Company in ‘Diary of Facebook’

Now that almost everyone has seen the award-winning flick The Social Network in theaters, MTV takes viewers on a ‘True Life – esque’ look at Mark Zuckerberg’s company in a 30-minute documentary special, ‘Diary of Facebook,’ on Wednesday at 11pm, part of DISH Network Top 120 programming. Not only will MTV cameras be invited into the Facebook […]

Showtime Airs Exclusive Preview of San Francisco Giants Docuseries April 13

With baseball season right around the corner, Showtime Sports®, part of DISH Network programming, in partnership with MLB Productions is revealing a sneak preview of ‘The Franchise: A Season with the San Francisco Giants,’ on April 13. The one-hour series will document the 2010 World Series Champions in their preparation for defending their national title, showing 2011 Spring Training efforts in […]

Emmy Award Winner Edie Falco Returns to ‘Nurse Jackie’ on Showtime Monday

Edie Falco returns for a third season of ‘Nurse Jackie’ on Showtime Monday, March 28 in her Emmy-Award winning role in the “dramedy” of an ER nurse, part of DISH Network programming.  Season three of ‘Nurse Jackie’ picks up right where Showtime’s most infamous nurse left off, with her pill popping addiction and dealing with her “secret” affair with […]

‘Mildred Pierce’ Miniseries Lights Up Small Screen Sunday on DISH Network

Based on an original novel by James M. Cain, ‘Mildred Pierce’ was adapted into a screenplay in 1945 starring Joan Crawford, and now lands on the small screen in a five-part miniseries on HBO beginning Sunday (March 27), available on DISH Network. In a work based on the 1930’s Depression Era, ‘Mildred Pierce’ follows the life of the fictional character, Mildred Pierce (played by […]

Turner Classic Movies Plans Elizabeth Taylor Tribute in April, Part of DISH Programming

TCM (Turner Classic Movies), the go-to channel for indulging in black and white movie classics, has announced its April 10 tribute to Elizabeth Taylor, playing 24 hours of her classic films on DISH Network (channel 132) in remembrance of her lifelong career as she passed away Wednesday (March 23). On top of the full day of Elizabeth Taylor films, […]

ABC News and People Magazine Present ‘Best in Film: Greatest Movies of Our Time’

Tuesday night (March 22) on DISH Network, ABC News and People Magazine will reveal the results from their online poll of more than 15 categories surveyed about all-time favorite movies and the actors and actresses that brought them to life. ‘Best in Film: Greatest Movies of Our Time‘ is a two hour special hosted by Tom Bergeron and Cynthia […]

DISH Network Gives International Subscribers Free Preview of TV Japan

TV Japan will be available as a free preview for DISH Network international subscribers through the end of March, giving viewers complete coverage of the earthquake and tsunami crisis in Japan directly from the source. TV Japan on DISH Network can be found on channel 640 for subscribers who have the 61.5 satellite dish or the 118.7 […]

Watch ‘Big Love’ and ‘SuperNanny’ Series Finales This Weekend on DISH Network

This weekend marks the end of two popular TV series as DISH Network airs the series finales of HBO’s scripted ‘Big Love’ (five season run) and ABC’s reality show ‘SuperNanny’ (ends its sixth season Friday). In addition to saying goodbye to the polygamist drama on HBO and the British nanny who whipped America’s parents and their kids […]

Touting Popular Irish TV Families in Celebration of St. Patrick’s Day

Irish American families are popping up all over DISH Network programming these days – from the Reagans to the Gavins, it’s not always leprechauns and bartenders anymore to hit the small screen. In the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day, we’re revealing some of the most recognizable Irish American TV characters and families on current television programming. CBS’ ‘Blue Bloods’ […]